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Protoperidinium divergens (Ehrenberg) Balech 1974

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Miozoa
Subphylum Myzozoa
Infraphylum Dinozoa
Superclass Dinoflagellata
Class Dinophyceae
Order Peridiniales
Family Protoperidiniaceae
Genus Protoperidinium

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Protoperidinium divergens (Ehrenberg) Balech
Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, Lugol\'s, 200x, DIC. 13 Jun 2010. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Protoperidinium divergens (Ehrenberg) Balech
Poulsbo, Washington, USA; Liberty Bay Marina, Lugol's, 400x, DIC. 20 Jun 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Protoperidinium divergens (Ehrenberg) Balech Poulsbo, Washington, USA; Liberty Bay Marina, Lugol's, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Protoperidinium divergens (Ehrenberg) Balech 1974: 60

Published in: Balech, E. (1974). El genero "Protoperidinium" Bergh, 1881 ("Peridinium" Ehrenberg, 1831, partim). Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia" Instituto Nacional de Investigación de las Ciencias Naturales, Hidrobiologia 4(1): 1-79.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Protoperidinium is Protoperidinium pellucidum Bergh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Peridinium divergens Ehrenberg

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), divergent, going different ways (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Peridinium divergens Ehrenberg 1841
Ceratium divergens (Ehrenberg) Claparède & Lachmann 1859

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Glenodinium divergens (Ehrenberg) Dangeard

Taxonomic notes
Dodge (1982: 167) notes this species is of the sub-genus Protoperidinium, group Metaperidinium and section Humilia

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dodge, J.D. (1982). Marine dinoflagellates of the British Isles. pp. 1-303, 35 figs, pls I-VIII. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

Dodge, J.D. (1985). Atlas of dinoflagellates. A scanning electron microscope survey. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-119. Farrand Press.

Gribble, K.E. & Anderson, D.M. (2006). Molecular phylogeny of the heterotrophic dinoflagellates, Photoperidinium, Diplopsalis and Preperidinium (Dinophyceae), inferred from large subunit rDNA. Journal of Phycology 42: 1081-1095.

Krakhmalny, A.F. [Krachmalny, A.F.] (2011). Dinophyta of Ukraine (illustrated book for identification). pp. [1]-442, 32 figs, 117 pls. Kiev: Alterpres. [in Russian]

Okolodkov, Y.B. (2005). Protoperidinium Bergh (Dinoflagellata) in the southeastern Mexian Pacific Ocean: part I. Botanica Marina 48: 284-296.

Steidinger, K.A. & Tangen, K. (1996). Dinoflagellates. In: Identifying Marine Phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 387-584. San Diego: Academic Press.

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